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Megan Hustwaite is an award-winning newspaper journalist, having taken out 10 national and state industry prizes for newspaper pieces on AFL, cricket, basketball and baseball. She started her career as a cadet journalist at the Wimmera Mail-Times as a 17-year-old in 2004.
She currently works full time at Leader Newspapers, is also a reporter on radio 1116 SEN and a columnist for Cricket Australia. In season 2011, Megan is also SEN’s tribunal reporter.

VFL Report Round 18 - Posted on: August 1, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

A crop of fascinating results headlined 18 of VFL.

The clash between second-placed Williamstown and third-on-the-ladder North Ballarat was an intriguing qualifying final preview.

It was a high pressure, tense and at times mistake-filled clash at Ballarat’s Eureka … Continue reading

VFL Report round 16 - Posted on: July 25, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

Can make it, can shape it.

That sums up Box Hill and the VFL top eight.

The Hawks kept their finals hopes alive on Saturday with a 57-point upset win over the Northern Bullants at Box Hill … Continue reading

Round 15 Review - Posted on: July 19, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

FORMER AFL sharpshooter Brendan Fevola posted the biggest individual goal haul of the VFL season on Sunday.

Fevola booted 11 goals in Casey Scorpions 77-point demolition of Frankston, beating Aaron Edwards who set … Continue reading

Round 14 - Posted on: July 5, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

WILLIAMSTOWN helped distance itself from the pack after brushing aside the Northern Bullants in a battle between the second and third-placed sides.

The Seagulls, 10-2, piled on seven unanswered second-term goals on the way to a 16.13(109) to 12.8(80) … Continue reading

VFL ROUND 13 - Posted on: June 28, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

Two out of three ain’t bad.

That was it in a nutshell for North Ballarat after completing a season defining three weeks of its VFL season.

Three weeks ago the Roosters upset Williamstown at Keilor, giving the Seagulls their second … Continue reading

Round 12 Wrap - Posted on: June 20, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

TEN goals.

That was the difference between the pace setter and a challenger in the VFL’s match of the round on Saturday.

Top-of-the-table Port Melbourne travelled to chilly Ballarat to take on the Roosters who had won … Continue reading

VFL WRAP ROUND 11 - Posted on: June 14, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

NORTH Ballarat issued a reminder to the rest of the league on Saturday: we’re still a threat.

The triple premier pulled off a stunning upset, beating a highly-fancied Williamstown by 13 points at Keilor. Prior to the … Continue reading

VFL ROUND 10 - Posted on: June 6, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite

After seven straight defeats Geelong broke through for its first win of the VFL season in spectacular fashion on Saturday.

After Coburg’s first win of the year the previous round, the Cats were on their lonesome at … Continue reading

Round 9 VFL Wrap - Posted on: May 29, 2011

By Megan Hustwaite


After six losses Coburg broke through for its first win of the year on Saturday, defeating Collingwood at home. The Tigers impressed, particularly as they drew away in the second half, in the 22.7(139) to 14.16(100) … Continue reading

VFL WRAP ROUND 8 - Posted on: May 25, 2011


By Megan Hustwaite

Another round, another win for Port Melbourne.

The Borough kept their unbeaten record in tact and stretched their winning streak to seven matches when they beat the Bendigo Bombers, 19.12.126 to … Continue reading

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